GP Blows Late Lead, Loses in Title Game

MEDFORD, Ore. – If the Grants Pass Nuggets could take away the bottom of the 8th inning, they would have likely forced a winner-take-all championship game against the Post 58 Canyon Crushers. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, that 8th inning is in the books. Much like the rest of the AAA American Legion State Tournament, GP … Continue reading »

Nuggets Outlast Dirtbags

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets fought off elimination for the second day in a row. The Nuggets knocked the Salem Post 20 Dirtbags out of the American Legion State Tournament with a 7-3 win. The Nuggets and Dirtbags were tied 3-3 in the top of the 9th, but Grants Pass scored four runs. … Continue reading »

Nuggets Clip Barbers to Stay Alive

  MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets faced extra innings for the second day in a row at the AAA American Legion State Tournament, but on Friday the Nuggets finished on top. Grants Pass trailed the Portland Barbers 3-0 in the 4th inning, but GP continued to chip away at the lead until ultimately … Continue reading »

Nuggets Continue Turnaround

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – For years Grants Pass struggled to finish above .500 in the American Legion Zone 4. The last two years, however, the Nuggets wrote a different story. With 20 league wins in two years, the team’s confidence is sky high, but it all started last year with the right mix of talent. … Continue reading »

Mustangs End League Play on High Note

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Mustangs sweep Grants Pass in a doubleheader on Tuesday night. Medford was trailing the Nuggets 4-2 with two outs in the bottom of the 7th inning in Game 1. That’s when Charlie Walker cracked a three-run walk-off home run to win the game. Grants Pass would have a quick response … Continue reading »

Two Nations Collide at St. Mary’s

MEDFORD, Ore. – Baseball may be known as America’s pastime, but it’s played worldwide, and on the St. Mary’s baseball field this week, two cultures collided. “We just had an idea four years ago to bring some kids to Oregon,” Perth head coach Steve Fish says, “and we had some contacts and host families to … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Max Gordon

CORVALLIS, Ore. – If you’ve followed Oregon State baseball this season, you’ve seen Max Gordon make some incredible plays out in center field. So what does it take to make catch after breath-taking catch? “I just really have no regard for my body,” Gordon says,”so I just throw it all over the place.” But there’s … Continue reading »

Wu Wins 3A Golf State Championship

CRESWELL, Ore. – St. Mary’s Dylan Wu wins the individual championship. He shot a one-over 73 for the day and was even par for the tournament. He edged out Rogue River senior Kevin Murphy who was two-over for the tournament. Wu lead by three strokes with three holes to play, but double bogeyed the 16th, … Continue reading »

Panthers Come Up Short in Repeat Bid

PORTLAND, Ore. – South Medford’s quest to repeat as state champions was not fulfilled on Saturday night at the Rose Garden. Foul trouble, poor shooting and an inability to control the paint cost the Lady Panthers the title as they fell to Central Catholic 57-36. Ashley Bolston led the team with 18 points. No other … Continue reading »

NV, Mazama Win Titles, Panthers Move On

High school basketball wraps up in the OSAA 4A state tournament. On the girls’ side, Mazama faces La Grande in the title game. On the boys’ side, North Valley meets up with Cascade. The South Medford girls played Tigard in the semifinals of the 6A state tournament. Highlights and interviews included.

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